What state, county and municipal workers make

Excluding New York City, more than half a million state, county and municipal workers in New York made $29 billion in the fiscal year that ended on March 31, 2017, according to data provided by the Office of State Comptroller. That represents a 2.8 percent increase from the year before. Data for the 2015-16 year were also included in the table below.

You can also see this list of more than 500,000 government employees rounded up into a a database of more than 3,000 governmental units in New York State.

The data below, which cover active employees enrolled in the New York State and Local Retirement System, were obtained via a Freedom of Information Law request. You can read more here. This database was posted on Nov. 28, 2017.

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Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name MULLINS, JOHN K Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $156,080.48 Date 01/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOBRY, KENNETH M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $156,079.67 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEISKOPF, GARY M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $156,071.74 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOIA, DANIEL T Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $156,067.76 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOPP, ROBERT S Employer name Town of Southold Amount $156,065.51 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MICHAEL A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,063.98 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POLIZZI, DAVID A Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $156,041.86 Date 03/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNE, BRIAN J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $156,041.59 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, THOMAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $156,033.59 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CODY, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,031.37 Date 03/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YULE, PATRICK M Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $156,022.03 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC SORLEY, JAMES J, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $156,020.60 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUTCHER, JAMES P Employer name Nassau County Amount $156,016.31 Date 06/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOPICO, JORGE Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $156,016.30 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZYLINSKI, DAVID W Employer name Nassau County Amount $156,016.14 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAILEY, DONALD F, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $156,013.61 Date 06/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHIRCO, JOSEPH M Employer name Nassau County Amount $155,998.18 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOGAN, RYAN D Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $155,996.49 Date 10/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, JAMES A Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $155,986.27 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, STANLEY J, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $155,980.96 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, TIMOTHY L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $155,980.96 Date 01/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EVANS, LISA M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $155,977.12 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, KERRY J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $155,977.12 Date 01/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARBER, JEREMY S Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $155,977.12 Date 04/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, JUL E Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $155,977.12 Date 10/21/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACQUISTA, ANGELA Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $155,977.12 Date 08/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADELMAN, BARBARA E Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $155,977.12 Date 05/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGLI, JACQUELINE R Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $155,977.12 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLGER GABRIEL, NANCY A Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $155,977.12 Date 11/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGOPOULOS, AURELIA A Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $155,977.12 Date 02/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, MIRIAM L Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $155,977.12 Date 09/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LEILA M Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $155,977.12 Date 12/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYO, STEVEN D Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $155,977.12 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, JEFFREY J Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $155,977.12 Date 10/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFFER, BRUCE R Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $155,977.12 Date 02/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, GLENN E Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $155,977.12 Date 10/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAUSTEIN, JOETTE Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $155,977.12 Date 08/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, ROBERT F Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $155,977.12 Date 09/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAFRON, LINDA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $155,977.12 Date 10/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, KAREN Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $155,977.12 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACKS, STUART Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $155,977.12 Date 05/21/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLINDER, AARON I Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $155,977.12 Date 01/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHER, ANNE MOLLOY Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $155,977.12 Date 06/12/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODERICK, PATRICIA Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $155,977.12 Date 09/29/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, DAVID S Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $155,977.12 Date 10/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, JOANNE M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $155,977.12 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSIGLI, FRANCIS M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $155,977.12 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKSTEIN, GARY E Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $155,977.12 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, JAMES F, JR Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $155,977.12 Date 06/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARELLA, ALFRED A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $155,977.12 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERN, ILENE P Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $155,977.12 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEISHMAN, RANDI Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $155,977.12 Date 01/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNON, JOAN L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $155,977.12 Date 04/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERSTEIN, BETH L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $155,977.12 Date 11/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFHER, IRA Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $155,977.12 Date 03/02/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRSCHNER, AGNES K Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $155,977.12 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVENSON, JOAN G Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $155,977.12 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKALSEN, GLENN A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $155,977.12 Date 04/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, KEVIN R Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $155,977.12 Date 11/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARL, BRUCE J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $155,977.12 Date 07/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, KEVIN P Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $155,977.12 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHSTEIN, MARILYN L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $155,977.12 Date 01/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUTZ, ELLEN L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $155,977.12 Date 09/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARTAGLIA, ALFRED C Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $155,977.12 Date 01/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBEY, SUSAN A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $155,977.12 Date 07/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, RONALD CARROLL Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $155,977.12 Date 03/15/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, KATHLEEN S Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $155,977.12 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIS, PHILIP C Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $155,977.12 Date 09/01/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMBITO, VINCENT Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $155,977.12 Date 01/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HROTKO, FRANK R Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $155,975.58 Date 09/29/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POPOW, WILLIAM M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $155,974.55 Date 08/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KLEIN, ROBERT L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $155,965.99 Date 09/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROONEY, KATHLEEN A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $155,962.23 Date 03/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONGIARDO, DONNA Employer name Long Island Power Authority Amount $155,961.60 Date 09/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTHERFORD, BRET R Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $155,958.39 Date 07/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICTOR, JOHN W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $155,956.35 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEALL, EDWARD A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $155,948.49 Date 08/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLERKIN, DIANE M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $155,947.61 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, DANNY V Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $155,944.78 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUITT, STEVEN C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $155,944.55 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNTZ, DAVID P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $155,943.70 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUIGLEY, DANIEL J Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $155,943.36 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANSINO, MARIA NENITA RAQUEL A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $155,941.18 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDDE, ROBERT L Employer name Village of Buchanan Amount $155,935.01 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, YOLY M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $155,931.65 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEYKIS, JAMES E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $155,912.81 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, JOHN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $155,911.39 Date 10/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITE, CHAUNCEY Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $155,904.24 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIGOTT, GREGSON H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $155,903.60 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROLEMUND, STEPHANIE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $155,902.17 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKGRAF, EDWARD L Employer name Nassau County Amount $155,896.08 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, RICHARD A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $155,895.37 Date 05/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOY, THOMAS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $155,892.83 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALOZZOLA, JOSEPH R Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $155,892.69 Date 01/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGNOR, JOHN F Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $155,891.41 Date 12/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, DONNA Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $155,885.95 Date 11/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMBS, BRIAN K Employer name Nassau County Amount $155,879.00 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALOV, ANTONY Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $155,878.32 Date 01/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARABALLO, RAFAEL, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $155,877.33 Date 10/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CABE, CHARLES J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $155,877.09 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System